Debra Cerasa - CEO

Debra is an experienced CEO who has worked in both the public and not for profit sectors across a diverse range of businesses, including member-based organisations, working with people to lobby and advocate to achieve results. Debra has a reputation as a transformational leader who is invested in working with people to encourage them to be the best version of themselves. Recognised for her passion, energy and commitment to support individuals which stems from a career grounded as a health professional transitioning through clinical, education, management and leadership roles.

Deb provides leadership to Jobs Australia and works closely with the entire team who are committed to providing ongoing support, evidence-based advice and excellent service to our members.

Policy Team

  • Peter Defteros - Policy Analyst
  • David Taylor - Policy Analyst & Media Liaison

Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management Team

  • Margaret Balsillie - Human Resources Advisor
  • Max Thurnwald - Workplace Relations Advisor
  • George Batsakis - Workplace Relations Advisor
  • Santhosh Kalidindi - Workplace Relations Officer

Finance & Administration

  • Nicole Steers - Chief Operating Officer
  • Ernst Ferreira - Finance and Business Development Manager
  • Sofie Barlas - Accounts Manager
  • Laura Wellington - Executive Support Assistant
  • Tracey Nielsen - Receptionist

Membership & Marketing

  • Emma Hall - Membership and Events Specialist
  • Jamie Kidd - Marketing and Communications Specialist
  • Brit Steers - Membership, Marketing & Events Officer